Uttam Parui

Uttam
Parui

Uttam Parui is a senior premier field engineer at Microsoft. He has worked with SQL Server for more than 11 years and is the coauthor of Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Bible (Wiley, 2009). He also contributed to the technical editing of Professional SQL Server 2005 Performance Tuning (Wiley, 2008) and Pro SQL Server 2008 Failover Clustering (Apress, 2009).

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Installing Client Tools on a SQL Server 2008 Failover Cluster

If you select the client tools during the installation of a SQL Server 2008 clustered instance on the first node of the failover cluster, they’re automatically installed on any nodes that are added later via the Add Node option. You might remember that if you selected the client tools during the installation of a SQL Server 2005 failover cluster, they were installed on only the current node and you had to install the client tools separately on remote cluster nodes.

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